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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 23, 2016

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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 23, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...

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2017 Bentley Bentayga Diesel revealed and detailed
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2017 Bentley Bentayga Diesel revealed and detailed

The Bentley Bentayga Diesel, the first ever compression ignition model from the luxury marque, has been unveiled ahead of the 2016 Paris motor show. Under the bonnet, the Bentayga Diesel features a 4.0-litre V8 engine assisted by two sequential twin-scroll turbochargers and an electric supercharger running off a 48V power system...


Ford, Volvo, Rolls-Royce and others skipping Paris motor show - UPDATE
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Ford, Volvo, Rolls-Royce and others skipping Paris motor show - UPDATE

Update - Volkswagen subsidiaries Bentley and Lamborghini have also pulled out of the Paris motor show as the German company cuts spending after the 'Dieselgate' saga. See bottom of article for details Big name manufacturers including Ford, Volvo and Rolls-Royce have chosen to skip the Paris motor show next month, choosing to spend their marketing dollars elsewhere...


2017 Bentley Flying Spur W12 S revealed ahead of Paris debut
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2017 Bentley Flying Spur W12 S revealed ahead of Paris debut

The Bentley Flying Spur W12 S has been revealed overnight ahead of its debut at the Paris motor show next month. The new Flying Spur W12 S has a more powerful version of the company's 6.0-litre twin-turbo W12 engine, now pumping out 467kW of power and 820Nm of torque, with peak torque available from 2000rpm...


Bentley EXP 10 coupe, EXP 9 SUV designer to take over exterior styling job
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Bentley EXP 10 coupe, EXP 9 SUV designer to take over exterior styling job

The man behind the muscular and low-slung EXP 10 Speed 6 concept, expected to preview Bentley's future look, will now head the company's exterior styling team. John Paul Gregory, a veteran of the Volkswagen Group now into his eighth year with the Bentley brand, will report to design director Stefan Sielaff...


Cheapest to most expensive: The car brands with the biggest price ranges

Cheapest to most expensive: The car brands with the biggest price ranges

The confirmation of the pricing for the all-new Honda NSX – at a huge $420,000 plus on-road costs – made a few people in the CarAdvice office gasp. But it also got the team to thinking – that’s a big gap between the cheapest Honda model to the dearest..


2007-08 Bentley Continental Flying Spur recalled for sunroof fix
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2007-08 Bentley Continental Flying Spur recalled for sunroof fix

Bentley has issued a recall for 12 of its Continental Flying Spur sedans over concerns the optional solar sunroof could come loose. The company reports the solar glass panel is insufficiently bonded to the sliding sunroof frame on affected vehicles. Should the solar glass panel come loose when the vehicle is in motion, this could pose a safety hazard for other road users...


Bentley Bentayga goes fly fishing - UPDATE
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Bentley Bentayga goes fly fishing - UPDATE

Update - A spokesperson from Bentley's local arm has confirmed the availability of the Fly Fishing by Mulliner package in Australia. See bottom of article for details As if the Bentley Bentayga wasn’t niche enough already, the British car maker’s bespoke coachbuilding division, Mulliner, has created the Bentayga Fly Fishing by Mulliner...


CarAdvice Podcast episode 12: Focus RS drift mode condemned, Pokémon Go, Mazda3 revealed, and much more
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CarAdvice Podcast episode 12: Focus RS drift mode condemned, Pokémon Go, Mazda3 revealed, and much more

Welcome to episode 12 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. This week, Paul Maric is joined by Mike Costello to discuss the latest CarAdvice news and reviews from across the automotive landscape and Australia's new-car market...


2016 Bentley Bentayga Review
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2016 Bentley Bentayga Review

A $600,000+ SUV? Is it worth it? We get behind the wheel of the new 12-cylinder Bentley Bentayga to find out.

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$420,600 - $624,400

Bentley Mulsanne could go electric to satisfy regional demand - report
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Bentley Mulsanne could go electric to satisfy regional demand - report

The Bentley Mulsanne could soon swap its twin-turbo V8 for an all-electric powertrain, according to a new report out of the UK. With a push for stricter emissions regulations coming from countries like China - comfortably one of Bentley’s largest markets - the exclusive British car maker may be compelled to leap forward with an all-electric Mulsanne...


Bentley Bentayga v Bentley EXP 9F Concept: styling face-off
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Bentley Bentayga v Bentley EXP 9F Concept: styling face-off

As any model does, the all-new Bentley Bentayga has found its share of detractors when it comes to styling. But, the thing is, so did the bold and vaguely retro-futuristic EXP 9F concept that came before it. Indeed, back in 2012, reports out of Europe suggested that sources within Bentley had conceded that the EXP 9F's styling was "a little heavy-handed", moving the marque's designers to return to the drawing board...


2018 Bentley Continental GTC spied
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2018 Bentley Continental GTC spied

The next-generation Bentley Continental GTC convertible has been spied undergoing testing on public roads in Europe. Don't expect the production car to feature fenders quite as wide or as flared as this prototype's. It's clear from front and rear track width, that the final version of the Continental will be slightly narrower than this development model...


2016 Goodwood Festival Of Speed report
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2016 Goodwood Festival Of Speed report

When it comes to a concentrated snapshot of mankind's four-wheeled achievements, the Goodwood Festival Of Speed takes some beating. If your blood runs high on octane, it should be at the sharp end of your personal bucket list. If you're not yet the gearhead, the FoS, as it nicknames itself, will almost certainly convert you...


Bentley closing in on 'small' coupe decision - report
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Bentley closing in on 'small' coupe decision - report

Bentley is nearing a decision on whether its proposed ‘compact model line’ will move to production, according to a report by Automotive News. Over a year after the British marque hinted at a possible future model with its EXP 10 Speed 6 concept, Bentley now appears closer than ever to confirming that a 'compact' model will join its line-up in the near future...


Bentley Mulsanne convertible could enter limited production
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Bentley Mulsanne convertible could enter limited production

The on again, off again Bentley Mulsanne convertible looks to be back on, but those wanting to buy one will have to pay a heavy price. Wolfgang Durheimer, CEO of Bentley, has told Car and Driver that the brand's Mulliner coach-building division is investigating whether it's feasible to produce a limited run of Mulsanne convertibles...


Bentley Bentayga: $420,600 starting price for Australia
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Bentley Bentayga: $420,600 starting price for Australia

The big new 2017 Bentley Bentayga will be available from just under half-a-million dollars, before on-road costs, when it touches down in Australia later this year. According to data published this week with the automotive specifications database Redbook, the Bentayga range will begin at $420,600, with the extra-special First Edition model priced from $624,400 plus on-road costs...


Queen Elizabeth II’s Bentley Mulsanne goes on sale
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Queen Elizabeth II’s Bentley Mulsanne goes on sale

If you’re not satisfied with the current stock of British Royal Family memorabilia, you could now get your hands on a 2012 Bentley Mulsanne once owned by Queen Elizabeth II. The car is listed by a dealership in Surrey, England on car-trading website Auto Trader, for just under 200,000 pounds ($374,400)...


The 10 most powerful cars you can buy in Australia

The 10 most powerful cars you can buy in Australia

Power and excitement go hand-in-hand. Henry Kissinger summed up the connection perfectly when he said: "Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac". Though Kissinger wasn't talking about kilowatts, when you take a look at the 10 most powerful production cars on sale in Australia, there's no arguing each has sex appeal...

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2017 Bentley Continental GT Speed update and new Black Edition revealed
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2017 Bentley Continental GT Speed update and new Black Edition revealed

Overnight, the luxury car maker revealed an update for the Bentley Continental GT Speed, as well as a new variant dubbed the Bentley Continental GT Speed Black Edition. Under the bonnet, the updated Continental GT Speed features a more powerful version of the company’s 6.0-litre twin-turbo W12 engine, and now boasts 472kW of power and 840Nm of torque between 2000 and 5000rpm...